379. Persecution for reasons of religion.

In deciding whether a person is a 'refugee'1 the concept of 'religion'2 includes, for example, the holding of theistic, non-theistic and atheistic beliefs, the participation in, or abstention from, formal worship in private or in public, either alone or in community with others, other religious acts or expressions of view, or forms of personal or communal conduct based on or mandated by any religious belief